From the Publisher
Written primarily for database administrators who work on the IBM z/OS system and who are taking the DB2 9 Database for z/OS Certification exam (Exam 732), this resource also appeals to those who simply want to master the skills needed to be an effective database administrator on z/OS systems. The guide covers all topics on the exam, including database design and implementation, operation and recovering, security and auditing, performance, and installation and migration. Complete with sample questions and detailed answersas well as a full-length practice examthis study guide serves as an essential tool. Programmers will learn how to create, maintain, and administer DB2 9 databases on the z/OS platform and how to implement XML with a DB2 9 database, making them successful database administrators after they pass certification.